Opening an IBKR Student Trading Lab account is as easy as 1-2-3.
Complete and submit the online IBKR Student Trading Lab registration form.
IBKR will send a personalized email invitation to you with instructions on opening an account.
Your simulated account will be approved and opened within 1-2 business days, under normal business circumstances. Then you can send invitations to your students to open their own paper accounts.
Please note that once approved an account can be used in later semesters without delay.
All requests are swiftly processed. However, if a week or more has passed from your application submission and you have not received a confirmation email or invitation to open an account please check your spam filter or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin digital currencies are now part of the broad range of instruments available in students' paper trading accounts.
Students can now use IBKR GlobalTrader. IBKR GlobalTrader is easy for novice investors, and powerful enough for experienced stock traders.
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Invite Students to Open Accounts
Once your Educator account is approved and active, you can setup individual trading accounts for your students.
Log in to Client Portal via the “Log In” button on our website to send email invitations to your students to open a paper trading account. Students who receive the electronic invitation will need to complete the registration form to open a paper trading account. Students should also take note of their username and password.
Part of the broad range of instruments available in students' paper trading accounts.
Buy or sell almost any US stock using fractional shares, which are stock units that amount to less than one full share, or by placing an order for a specific dollar amount rather than quantity of shares.
As an educator, you can view statements for your account and/or student accounts, generate activity statements or create customized Flex Queries to review portfolio performance.
In order to apply for PaperTrading accounts for your students, please submit the below form.Interactive Brokers will need to see a proof that you are a professor who works for a legitimate college or high school.
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